Chief Technology Officer
Jerry Wheelwright is the Chief Technology officer for HPI. With over 20 years of experience working in the area of control design, Jerry experienced rapid advancement with Hawker Siddeley Dynamics Engineering (HSDE) where he was a key member of the design group responsible for the development of the Shipboard Machinery and Propulsion systems and then transferring departments to later develop the HSDE gas turbine fuel governors and control systems. Jerry continued to prove essential to the development of gas turbine control projects and held positions as Project Manager, Principal Engineer, Operations Manager and Vice President.
Jerry started his career with a Bachelor of Science honors degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Brighton. He then worked in the design department at the British Aerospace Anti-Ship weapons facility specializing in real-time system design before joining HSDE. Following the acquisition of HSDE by Vosper Thornycroft (VT Controls), Jerry continued to excel and was appointed Vice President, a position he held until joining HPI in 2003.